Archive for October, 2010

I have an affinity for unique, interesting (and sometimes edgy) companies… especially when it comes to scents. Etat libre d’Orange never fails to draw me in. A small perfume boutique in the Marais, this company specializes in hitting the more risque side of perfume. Not for the prudish or faint of heart, In previous posts […]


Looking for another place to find unique pieces? Check out Griffins and Gargoyle Antiques in Chicago. You could easily pass this building and it’s charming courtyard without really noticing it’s there, but pay attention! A visit in to this shop is worth a trip to Ravenswood. Goodies inside! Will you be more intrigued by their […]


Some of my favorite finds of the day. Maybe they’ll inspire you to pick something a little different next time you buy something for your home. Anthropologie has great offerings for your table. Things for all tastes and styles, from modern to cottage. I love these Ladies in Waiting plates… why not add some humour […]


I’ve embarked on a 40 day challenge. The goal? Do 6 day rotations of yoga with one day of rest for 40 days. I’m not a yogi by nature, I like to run and jump and move, so yoga itself is a bit of a challenge. Add in the fact that I’m committing to doing […]


How do I kill time? Browsing at the bookstore or searching around online. Take your favorite topic and dig a little. Different vendors offer different things. Really want to switch it up? Check out what our neighbours to the North are offering by visiting some Canadian online booksellers such as Chapters/Indigo… sometimes you can find […]